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family. 29-year-old krystle campbell and a chinese exchange student whose family asked her name to remain private. they're the focus. as well as the investigation on who killed them. and for that, abc's brian ross joins us. brian, what do they know? >> good evening, terry. right now, this is an investigation with great urgency because whoever did it is still at large and it's not known whether more attacks are planned. today there was a great breakthrough. according to the fbi, they have recovered the partial mangled remains of one of the bombs that did not fully explode. it turns out it's made out of common kitchen items, a pressure cooker. this exact model that we bought for $140 tonight about a half mile from here. but at a bomb it was palled with wires, electronic circuit board, tiny ball bearings and nails. all designed to maim and kill and get maximum damage to its victims. this is what remains of the pressure cooker turned into a moment made bomb. seen in this fbi crime lab photo obtained by abc news. it was hidden in a black backpack. what's left of it seen in this photo. the simp
-year-old martin richard. and 29-year-old krystle campbell. >> i couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. >> reporter: her mother said that her death was just a waste. late today we learned that the third victim was a graduate student at boston university. we do not have a name there. and of course scores of other people were injured in this attack. the current total stands at 176. diane, to give you a sense of how boston is coming together in the wake of these attacks, late today, the red cross announced that it is now turning away blood donors. they say they are simply at capacity. >> all right, thank you, dan. and thinking of everyone in boston today, president obama had a message for the bombers and the world. listen. >> the american people refuse to be terrorized. because what the world saw yesterday in the aftermath of the explosions were stories of heroism and kindness and generosity and love. so if you want to know who we are, what america is, how we respond to evil, that's it. selflessly, compassionately, unafraid. >> and we have more new images f
was such a hard worker in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> krystle campbell was at the race with her best friend who suffered severe injuries. >> then the youngest victims, 8-year-old martin richard was remembered last night in his dorchester neighborhood, with a candlelight vigil. the vigil was at a park where he often played. abc's linsey davis has a look at his life cut short. >> reporter: the big brown smiling eyes of martin richard makes the sorrow of what happened monday afternoon all the more palpable. the 8-year-old was known as a little league star. >> he was the fastest kid, maybe the tallest kid on his team. just a marvel to watch on the field. but he was just -- a delightful young boy. >> reporter: friends say the family went to the boston marathon every year. but one of those twin explosions ended martin's short life sending his mother to the hospital with a serious head injury. his younger sister lost a leg. neighbors in this close knit community are now grieving along with martin's father. >> i was outside with my dog, i saw him get out of the car. he was dres
daughter, 29-year-old krystle campbell, who also killed in the attack. >> she was a wonderful person. >> reporter: campbell reportedly left her job at a restaurant recently to take care of her ailing grandmother compounding the grief, the initial glimmer of hope when the family was first told krystle was alive, only to learn it was her friend who survived. >> she was all smiles. couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> reporter: and this morning new details are trickling in about the third victim, a boston university graduate student from china who had been watching the marathon with two friends when tragedy struck. the parents of the graduate student of china have not released her name yet because they haven't told her grandparents, saying they don't think that they can handle it. also of note, that restaurant where campbell worked, they closed it today in her honor. >> thanks very much. >>> we turn to another potential terrorism scare out of washington. a letter mailed to a mississippi senator has tested positive for the deadly poison ricin and the senate has suspended mail delivery
-old krystle campbell will be laid to rest tomorrow as her family and friends continue their grieving process. friday, boston was on lockdown. yesterday, the city came back to life. the epicenter, if you will, was fenway park, this is one of america's grand old baseball stadiums, and yesterday, it felt more like a cathedral. there was a pregame ceremony to honor the victims, survivors and first responders. also, one of the highlights during the eighth inning, neil diamond took the field to lead the crowd in his song "sweet caroline." ♪ sweet caroline ♪ good times never seemed so good ♪ >> reporter: red sox fans have been singing that song in the eighth inning of every home game since 2002. this week, diamond's song became america's song. george, during that game, there were some chicken-skinned moments. people were standing and cheering. and yes, crying. as one fan told us, quote, we can finally breathe again. >> okay, byron, thanks very much. >>> we're joined by boston mayor tom menino, mayor, thank you so much for joining us this morning. what an extraordinary morning it has been. you
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